University of South Carolina-Upstate Rankings by Salary Score

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University of South Carolina-Upstate's Top Ranking

University of South Carolina-Upstate is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at USC Upstate

We calculated a salary score for each of USC Upstate's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at USC Upstate to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for USC Upstate Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 29 100% 100% $21,220 $25,970 29
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30 97% 97% $21,500 $38,370 30
Communication and Media Studies 18 100% 100% $27,000 $27,730 18
Computer and Information Sciences, General 12 96% 96% $27,000 $38,880 12
Criminal Justice and Corrections 38 98% 98% $23,640 $33,510 38
Engineering-Related Fields 53 96% 96% $17,750 $62,260 53
Fine and Studio Arts 66 88% 88% $20,670 $28,380 66
History 27 96% 96% $25,000 $26,740 27
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 19 100% 100% $31,250 $25,770 19
Information Science/Studies 16 100% 100% $25,000 $41,350 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 30 96% 96% $25,690 $28,910 30
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 37 100% 100% $24,000 $27,050 37
Political Science and Government 28 95% 95% Not Reported $31,310 28
Psychology, General 34 96% 96% $23,180 $28,010 34
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 32 99% 99% $17,000 $60,430 32
Research and Experimental Psychology 32 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 32
Sociology 40 93% 93% $20,500 $31,130 40
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 23 99% 99% $20,500 $32,320 23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 26 100% 100% Not Reported $33,350 26

Most Recent Reviews

Kelly Welch 5/9/2019

I attended the University of South Carolina-Upstate, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. The program itself was amazing. I loved the small group atmosphere that offered more individualized instruction. I attended classes at the Sumter campus, which meant they were hybrid or satellite classes that were taking with other students at the Spartanburg or Upstate campus. Everyone involved my college education from instructors, admissions, advisors, and financial aid went above and beyond... Read More

Kelly Welch 5/9/2019

I attended the University of South Carolina-Upstate, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. The program itself was amazing. I loved the small group atmosphere that offered more individualized instruction. I attended classes at the Sumter campus, which meant they were hybrid or satellite classes that were taking with other students at the Spartanburg or Upstate campus. Everyone involved my college education from instructors, admissions, advisors, and financial aid went above and beyond... Read More